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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Tuesday, 27 September 2016

1748  Joseph Schuster, composer on this day in history.  

1757  On August - 11 jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67  

1772  Explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000 on this day in history.  

1772  On August - 11 the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general  

1772  On this day in history rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general  

1778  On August - 11 friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement  

1780  Barbados hurricane begins on August - 11.  

1786  Captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia on this day in history.  

1794  On this day in history jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72  

1799  Joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist on this day in history.  


1804  Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on this day in history.  

1805  Pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament on this day in history.  

1807  David R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849 on August - 11.  

1811  On August - 11 judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]  

1820  Janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56 on August - 11.  

1823  On this day in history charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe)  

1824  New South Wales is constituted a Crown colony on this day in history.  

1828  On August - 11 edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909  

1832  On this day in history thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)  

1833  On this day in history robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill)  

1835  On this day in history george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal  

1836  On this day in history cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician  

1837  On August - 11 marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated  

1844  On August - 11 jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63  

1852  Nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70 on August - 11.  

1858  On this day in history first ascent of the Eiger.  

1858  On August - 11 christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)  

1860  Nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.  

1860  Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.  

1860  On this day in history alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)  

1860  On August - 11 james Wilson, politician  

1862  Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on this day in history.  

1863  On August - 11 french protectorate over Cambodia is established.  

1863  On this day in history cambodia becomes French protectorate  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  On this day in history birth of mary of York, English princess (d. 1482)  

1600  On August - 11 birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  On this day in history birth of cristoph Kaldenbach, composer  

1635  On August - 11 birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

1667  On August - 11 birth of anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743)  

1673  On August - 11 birth of richard Mead, London, physician  

1718  Sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791) was born on August - 11.  

1720  Martin Gerbert, composer was born on this day in history.  


Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  On August - 11 death of magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303)  

0449  On this day in history death of flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople  

0480  Death of Leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC) on this day in history.  

0897  On August - 11 death of wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on this day in history.  

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on this day in history.  

1183  Christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies on this day in history.  

1204  On August - 11 death of king Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199)  


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